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State senator releases poverty report, policy recommendations

Fitzgerald: Speaker Turzai “holding us back as a region” by failing to move bill

Bill Tracker: Airbnb registration could aid in collection of hotel tax

Surprise medical bills should be stopped, not arbitrated l Opinion

Consolidate state pension investing

Support this effort to help lower prescription drug prices in Pa. | Opinion


FBI now investigating the way in which Pennsylvania approved Mariner East pipeline

FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved pipeline

Report: FBI opens corruption probe of how Wolf administration issued pipeline permits

In radio interview, Wolf breaks with Pittsburgh’s Peduto on nat gas, enraging environmentalists


Juul to cut 650 jobs, slash $1 billion in spending as restructuring continues

$600K state equipment loan OK’d for expanding Unity testing firm


Rahmael Holt found guilty of killing New Kensington police officer

Jury finds Rahmael Holt guilty of killing New Kensington police Officer Brian Shaw

Ex-Drexel student charged with hiding past training with anti-American rebels in Yemen


Retired military leaders say Pa. schools need more money

Wilkes University holds annual Veterans Day ceremony

A new community college is the economic development engine that Erie needs to succeed | Opinion


Michael Bloomberg helped two Republicans win big Pennsylvania elections. Now he wants the Democratic nomination for president.

Ex-Allegheny County Council member launches state AG campaign

Pennsylvania’s new Republican attorney general candidate once bashed Trump and praised his critics

Carbon County GOP officials seek to stop ballot count

7 solutions for problems at Pa. polls

PA Democrats brainstorm on beating Trump in 2020

Local News

Luzerne County tax break vote delayed until new council members take office

County puts tax break request on hold until next year

Social media site encouraging public participation in proposed sale of Wilkes-Barre sewer system

Plans for former W-B Twp. high school revealed

Scranton will seek bids to restore stained-glass windows at City Hall’s entrance

DPW union wants to review Scranton’s new ethics policy

Duffy Park historical marker dedicated

Buffalo Township to consider final plans for $1M Audubon nature center, park

Westmoreland County Airshow won’t fly in 2020

Jeannette officials prepare to close beleaguered hemp-drying plant

Wyomissing gets $2 million grant to ease traffic congestion; will build roundabout

Reading to host statewide downtown improvement conference

Berks County community comes together to put People First

Reading Skatepark Association receives $25,000 grant from Tony Hawk Foundation

Former Mayor Ed Pawlowski wants conviction tossed; appeals court considering

New Jersey

EPA finalizes $72M cleanup plan for S. Jersey Superfund site. Sierra Club calls it a ‘Band-Aid.’


These Philadelphia companies are changing lives by hiring employees with disabilities

Drexel prof: Want to be part of an exciting, life-changing and long-overdue adventure? Hire people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Impeachment as education: How Philly-area teachers, students are handling the hearings

State Rep. Martina White elected new chair of Philadelphia’s Republican City Committee

Father of baby shot last month accused of using son as ‘human shield’

Guardian charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl after falsely telling police the child fell from a window, DA says

In Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal, officer’s widow seeks to remove Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner’s Office from case

Tragedy a too-costly lesson about mental health treatment access | Editorial

Philly’s missing men are another grim statistic in a city drowning in inequality | Mike Newall

Low-income families could save about $800 a year if Philadelphia refunded wage taxes | Opinion

How one Philly school is working to create well-rounded students


Peduto thanks voters for passing parks tax, announces new police substations in annual budget address

Peduto promises new police substations next year in Homewood, South Side

Peduto says Pittsburgh Public Schools should go under state oversight

Mayor Peduto calls for state oversight of Pittsburgh Public Schools

Winter homeless shelter in Downtown fixed just in time

Back to the table?: Developer should be a better Oakland neighbor

Let’s do this Pitt-Robert Morris thing annually

Port Authority changes its mind and won’t eliminate bus stop at North Side shelter

Josh Gibson Foundation to celebrate Negro League 100th anniversary in Pittsburgh

Schenley Park grove to become living laboratory to research trees’ resistance to weather changes

Chelsa Wagner trial delayed due to lack of jurors

Lawyer: Chelsa Wagner rejected plea deal because she wants to clear her name

A $1.6 million bid: URA wants to acquire Hill District shopping plaza

Union: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette lays off over 30 Teamsters

New Venture Outdoors executive director to move Kayak Pittsburgh hub

Annual report highlights persistent gaps and success stories in Pittsburgh Public Schools

State News

Pa. regulators identify source of drinking water contamination in Bucks neighborhood

Montco native held three years by the Taliban to be released in prisoner exchange

Forty Fort to receive $500K for bike trail

Six Luzerne County projects awarded state funding

Trail, road, sidewalk projects get state funds

Millions in grants approved for these Lehigh Valley vehicle, pedestrian projects

Dallas farm on Food Network

Delco probes pipeline leak. mysterious odor


Sen. Casey: After report, Google removes false online ads for Obamacare ‘junk plans’

Shrinking Senate floor time frustrates Pat Toomey. Now it jeopardizes popular bill to expand retirement savings

Congresswoman representing Glen Mills introduces juvenile abuse bill